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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 23, 2012 11:50am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

Jeff, I'm staring to think you're my Go-To Guy here! Thank you for the help (all of it) and I will try the uploader you gave me when I have an hour or two to commit in a block, which will be later this week. I uploaded some posters and art to the page but not the video yet. Is it in danger of being removed because of lack of film upload? Thanks again. - Gen :)

PS: (From the Georges Méliès thread) I think I'm almost finished uploading my Segundo de Chomón collection. However, I have Lumière, Émile Cohl, general Pathé and Louis Feuillade videos as well. I may throw those up, too, when I have time since it's okay to have possible duplicates. I've been searching everything before I upload and this makes it much easier on me. I'll try to verify my data before uploading so it's as accurate as possible but no guarantees. Typos happen if I'm very tired! Thanks again. :)

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Apr 23, 2012 12:17pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

it won't be removed but chances areit will be in teh wrong mediatype catagory. when the movies file is uploaded you'll need to let me know to move it and start a derive task for get the other formats. automatic derive task happen only when the item is first created.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 7:32am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

Finally, it uploaded! Please derive and move to silent films. Thank you!
Eyes of Youth (1919)
http://archive.org/details/EyesOfYouth

Please also move the following to silent films as well:
Camille (1921)
http://archive.org/details/1921Camille
Le Château Hantée (1897)
http://archive.org/details/LeChteauHante
Une Nuit Terrible (1896) (may need to be derived?)
http://archive.org/details/UneNuitTerrible
Les Dernières Cartouches (1897)
http://archive.org/details/LesDerniresCartouches
Sur les Toits (1897)
http://archive.org/details/SurLesToits
Illusions Fantasmagoriques (1898)
http://archive.org/details/IllusionsFantasmagoriques

If you would move these to the Children's Library (texts) as they are scans of Children's Library books, I'd be most grateful.

Andrew Lang's The Pink Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsThePinkFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Grey Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheGreyFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Green Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheGreenFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Violet Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheVioletFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Yellow Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheYellowFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Olive Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheOliveFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Crimson Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheCrimsonFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Orange Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheOrangeFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Red Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheRedFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Lilac Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheLilacFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Brown Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheBrownFairyBook
Andrew Lang's The Blue Fairy Book
http://archive.org/details/AndrewLangsTheBlueFairyBook
Olcott's The Book of Elves and Fairies (1918)
http://archive.org/details/OlcottsTheBookOfElvesAndFairies
Olcott's The Arabian Nights (1913)
http://archive.org/details/OlcottsTheArabianNights

I could use your assistance in deciding where the following texts should go. The information on them is listed and correct to the best of my knowledge but I wil double-check all my newer uploads by end of month, just to be sure and also catch any typos. Where would these books best fit? Thanks for your recommendations and advice.

The World's Painters Since Leonardo (1906)
http://archive.org/details/TheWorldsPaintersSinceLeonardo
The Thomas Hardy Collection (1840)
http://archive.org/details/TheThomasHardyCollection
The Bram Stoker Collection (Early 1900's)
http://archive.org/details/TheBramStokerCollection

Sorry if this is a pain, Jeff. I don't know how to do it or if I'm even able to do it, or I would learn to do it myself and not trouble you. I feel kinda bad, like I'm making work for you; but I am very happy to share what I have with The Archive and grateful for the opportunity to do so. Thank you for your assistance and kindness. I look forward to hearing from you. - Gen :)

This post was modified by I Am Gen X on 2012-04-24 14:32:02

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Apr 24, 2012 10:41am
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

The movies hav been moved.

The texts belong in the Community Texts collection. Other collections are private collections. Because they are in the public collection good metadata is important to help search result for people who might be interested in have these show up in their results. You can add as many keyword elements as you want.

I'll need to check on the Children's Library. That collection is books donated by libraries that were then scanned by Internet Archive. I'm not sure if other books are to be added to it.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 12:21pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

I did not know the Children's Library was private, and I apologize. As long as the books are in the right place that's all that matters. I haven't been uploading long enough to know how so many things work, so I appreciate your guidance. However, there may be problems with two of the films. Your help is, again, most appreciated.

Eyes of Youth (1919)
http://archive.org/details/EyesOfYouth
Heads up: It's still showing in Community Video, not Silent Films. Also, you mentioned above that you needed to derive the files again. That is not showing as done, either.

Une Nuit Terrible (1896)
http://archive.org/details/UneNuitTerrible
While it made the transition to Silent Films comfortably, none of the file formats derived.

All other films migrated most successfully and thank you for looking into these matters. Also, for your encouragement, kindness and patience. I am so taken with The Archives, mostly from a viewer standpoint, that becoming one of the many, many contributors here makes me feel like I'm part of something quite wonderful. Because it's true! - Gen :)

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Apr 24, 2012 12:42pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

http://archive.org/details/EyesOfYouth has been moved.

UneNuitTerrible timed out. you could see that in the history at http://archive.org/catalog.php?history=1&;identifier=UneNuitTerrible. I restarted the derive task.

fwiw, if you have 50+ item pages created for a particular genre we can make you a collection for your items.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 1:08pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

"http://archive.org/details/EyesOfYouth has been moved."

Thanks so much! Will the file formats derive properly now?

"UneNuitTerrible timed out. you could see that in the history at http://archive.org/catalog.php?history=1&;;identifier=UneNuitTerrible. I restarted the derive task."

Timing out may have been an issue on my end. Thanks for letting me know, and where I might look to see such issues, and for re-starting it.

"fwiw, if you have 50+ item pages created for a particular genre we can make you a collection for your items"

That would be a great idea for the Segundo uploads! I didn't know I could that. Wait, how DO I do that?

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Apr 24, 2012 1:31pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

i've started a derive for http://archive.org/details/EyesOfYouth.

The timeout was likely on our end.

Admins at Internet Archive make the collections. When you've got 50 item pages up you can request a collection by emailing us at info@archive.org.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 1:36pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

Thank you for starting to derive on EoY.

I finished uploading what I have on my hard drive and I easily have over 50 Segundo de Chomón uploads here. When I write the admins, do I include all the links (oh please say no lol) or will they be able to see them in my account?

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Apr 24, 2012 1:39pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

no worries, we'll just look it up by your account.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 1:44pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

Granted, I'm tired (and so are my eyes) but I just counted 48 videos, and I'm fairly certain that's all I have. I could be wrong on the count, but does it still qualify? It's a lot of SdC when we had so little here before, and it would be smashing for him to have his own page. He really deserves it. Thoughts? (Wow, wait until we get into the Georges Méliès uploads. He's sooo gonna get his own page!)

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 1:50pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: A special thank you

Jeff, I wanted to send a special thank you your way. You've been terrific with advice and assistance. I'm a new uploader learning my way who didn't think I had anything to give (other than some Segundo de Chomón videos) just to find out how wrong I was. You've been so encouraging. I can't thank you enough. I didn't think I could love The Archives more than I did when I was an avid viewer, but I love them even more that I'm a contributor, too. While I'm grateful to be a part of this, and to everyone who's been encouraging and engaging, you deserve a special thank you. Thanks, Jeff. - Gen :)

PS to everyone reading this: It could happen to you! Please take another look at your hard drives, libraries and discs. You probably have treasures (books, films, etc) that people would love and don't even realize it. I didn't, but I do now! What people strive to create here is so special and rather unique, if you ask me. Keep supporting IA by donating your time, money and uploads. Keep watching, reviewing, rating. Please share. It matters a lot. Thanks so much. - Sincerely, Gen

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Poster: beep* Date: Apr 24, 2012 3:11pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: A special thank you

Hey Gen,
I just wanted to thank you for all the great films you have uploaded recently. Meilies and Chomón were geniuses. You have added to my palette of material as I enjoy searching out obscure silent films and creating soundtracks for them. If I upload anything with your films I will link you in the keywords so that people can see the originals.
And yes, Jeff is terrific.
Beep*

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 3:33pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: A special thank you

Hello, Beep.

Nice to "meet" you and thank you for the kind words! I agree with your thoughts on Meilies and Chomón, and I'm glad you like the uploads.

I love that you create from the public domain! That's so exciting and, honestly, it's one of the reasons why I upload. Hearing this from you really made my day! I love music (a lot) and I'd like to have some links to your work please. Did you bookmark them, or is there a search query I can use?

Thank you for wanting to work with the items I've uploaded and link back to them. I will try to upload as much as I can as fast as I can to inspire your creativity - Stay Tuned!

Gen :)

PS: Here are my bookmarks. Some of my uploads are there. If you need inspiration please feel free to browse! http://archive.org/bookmarks/I%20Am%20Gen%20X

PS squared: I'll give you 25 good will points if you score some Valentino footage. It's tricky business but I have a feeling you can handle it. :D

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Poster: beep* Date: Apr 24, 2012 7:45pm
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Here you go, Gen:

http://archive.org/details/TheDreyfusAffair_49

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 8:45pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Oh, by the way?

Back at ya, butterfly. You're included.
http://archive.org/details/LaffaireDreyfus9ConseilDeGuerreEnSeanceARennes

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 8:22pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: The challenge is not to see new things but to see with fresh eyes.

I mean every word of that review.

My reasons for uploading, they all seem altruistic. But it's a lie. Yes, I want to share. Yes, I want people to discover something wonderful. But my most secret, selfish wish is that people like you will make ME art that I can freshly eat and enjoy.

Because, damn right, it's all about me. Didn't you know that? (I am laughing.) So go make me twenty or so more because this kind of thing is a proper return on my investment.

Gen :)
I'll keep uploading if you do, too.

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Poster: beep* Date: Apr 24, 2012 8:43pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: The challenge is not to see new things but to see with fresh eyes.

Yipes! Thanks, Gen.
I went ahead and corrected the tags. Thanks for the advice.
And I just sent an email to the archive with the silent film move request.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 8:58pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: The challenge is not to see new things but to see with fresh eyes.

Yipes? Nonsense. I'll feed you public domain films and you feed me your art. It's a perfectly sensible arrangement, don't you think? Works perfectly for me. :)

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Poster: beep* Date: Apr 24, 2012 9:10pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: The challenge is not to see new things but to see with fresh eyes.

No worries. More in the works. Stay tuned.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 9:41pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: The challenge is not to see new things but to see with fresh eyes.

See? That's not "Yipes!" that's "Yippee!"
Thank you in advance. :)

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Poster: beep* Date: Apr 24, 2012 3:58pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: A special thank you

Thanks for the encouraging words, Gen.
Here is my page:

http://archive.org/details/thecarportorchestra

It's everything from classical covers to electronic insanity and everything in between. Some things you may like. Others you may find worse than a fingernail on a chalkboard. :(

I have just started my videos recently so when I get up to 50 or more I can start the carport theatre page. For now there's this:

http://archive.org/search.php?query=the%20carport%20theatre%20AND%20subject%3A%22The%20Carport%20Theatre%22

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 4:17pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Great page!

Hungarian Rhapsody #13 is so mine.

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Poster: Jeff Kaplan Date: Apr 24, 2012 2:17pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: A special thank you

my pleasure. thanks so much for your contributions. very cool stuff.

i've created a collection for you at http://archive.org/details/segundodechomon

administrative privileges have been given to your account. You should log out and log in to see them.

approximately 24 hours from now you will see some new information on the upload page. After adding the metadata for your item, scroll down until you see: "As a collection owner, you may select a specific collection for your item by clicking here." Click the "here" link and then use the drop down menu to choose your collection. Click the "Share my files" button.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please let me know.

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 9:48pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Thumbnail

By the way, the thumbnail photo for Segundo that you chose to represent the collection is absolutely perfect. Thank you again. :)

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 24, 2012 2:43pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: AN AMAZING THANK YOU!

If anyone ever deserved their own page, it's the often-overlooked and under-rated Segundo de Chomón.

My father introduced me to him. It's from my father I get my love for this. In my mind, I dedicate that page to him, and I thank you for it. I wish I could show it to him, it would make him so happy. Thank you, Jeff. You did a great job with the page and I can't think of anything to change.

However, no good deed goes unpunished, and you'll probably have to teach me how to drive this thing. Fortunately for both of us, I have a decent learning curve. (Please tell me you're laughing, no matter how true those statements turn out to be!)

I'm glad you like all the videos and books. I think they're cool, too, but I've always been a bit quirky. I hope people enjoy them. I'm trying really hard to get everything uploaded asfastasIcan, but I want the information on the uploads to be as correct and detailed as possible, so it takes a bit more time.

Thanks again. I have a new affinity for Tuesdays now and this makes me very, very happy. Segundo would totally approve. I just know it. - Gen :)

PS: You made me cry! lol

This post was modified by I Am Gen X on 2012-04-24 21:43:14

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Poster: I Am Gen X Date: Apr 23, 2012 12:43pm
Forum: feature_films Subject: Re: Upload issues?

Thank you. I made a note to contact you. I'll do it when I have a few hours to devote solely to that upload.